Category Archives: Fairmount Twp.

Family Letters: Ruby Gearhart, Sarah Parks, Thomas Santee per Ruby Santee, and Jesse Sampson…1933

In this post, I feature several letters that might give a little view of the family and their thoughts about their heritage. The Newton Square is over west of Philadelphia.  Newtown Square, PA March 12, 1933 Dear Sarah: I know … Continue reading

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The Estate of Nathaniel Goss Jr. 1754 and beyond…

We know that Nathaniel Goss Jr. died 24 January 1854 in Fairmont Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania of dropsy per his Registration of Death. Dropsy is an old fashioned term for edema, swelling of the soft tissue due to the accumulation … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Goss Jr. and the Land in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Nathaniel Goss Jr. started to appear in the land records of Luzerne in the first part of the 1800’s. He was connected, at the beginning, to his father Nathaniel Goss Sr. regarding the land. I have presented the deed below, … Continue reading

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